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Beadwork Tip Book
Basic Bead Definitions
Two-Cut Beads
Hex or Three-Cut Beads
Ceylon Beads
Color-Lined Beads
Silver-Lined Beads
Matte Beads
Galvanized Beads
Iridescent or AB Beads
Transparent Beads
Opaque Beads
Seed Bead Sizes
Bugle Bead Sizes
Delica Beads
Bead Variety
Bead Shapes
Bead Mixes
The Need to Bead
Charlotte Cuts
Donut Beads
Bead Storage
A Tic Tac Box Makes a Great Bead Storage Container
Using Stackable Pill Jars For Bead Storage Containers
His Tackle Box: A Fantastic Bead Storage Container
A Clear Bead Storage Container can Provide Creative Inspiration!
Handyman's Helper: A Hanging Bead Storage Container
Bead Storage Container: Organizing by Project
Recycling a Bead Storage Container: Removing Labels
Color, Shape, and Size: Bead Storage Container Ideas
Is Your Bead Storage Container Spill Proof?
Keeping Your Beads Organized: Bead Storage Jars
Bead Storage Tip
Small Bead Storage
Flip Top Boxes
Storing Hanks of Beads
My Favorite Storage Containers
Transporting Your Ceramic Trays
Stacking Plastic Containers for Projects
Beadworking Center on a Budget
Light Weight Carrying Cases
Bead Storage Container Options
Bead Storage Trays
The Benefits of Plastic Bead Storage Bags
Bead Store
Purchasing Jewelry Bead Supplies: Save on Shipping
Jewelry Bead Magazines: Tax Deductions at your Fingertips
Shopping with an Online Bead Store Offers Variety
Requesting an Item from a Jewelry Bead Store
Gift Certificates for an On-line Bead Store
Double Check Your Information: On-line Bead Store
Buying Jewelry Bead Supplies: Insured Shipping
Purchasing Beading Supplies: On-line Bead Store and Returns
Shopping with an On-Line Bead Store: Privacy Policies
Plan Ahead
Ask for Help
Tutorials and Galleries
Find a Good Online Bead Store
Beading Supplies
Beading Supplies: Basics for Beginners
Beading Supplies: Selling Your Own Jewelry for Fun and Profit
Shopping Wholesale and Minimum Orders
Buying Beading Supplies in Bulk: Start a Co-op
Beading Supplies: How Many Beads Should I Get?
Including Beading Supplies in your Business Plan
Beading Supplies: Keeping Track of Inventory
Beading Supplies: Organizing for Efficiency
Beading Supplies: Mastering Your Art Form
Sequin Tool
Crimp Tubes and Crimp Beads
Toe Nail Scissors
Baby Spoon Bead Scoop
Lighting
Stringing Beads
Beading Tools
What's In the Beading Supply Tool Box?
Embroidery Scissors
Preventing Nicks on Metal Findings
Bead Board
Bead Weaving and Bead Looms
Bead Adhesive
Beading Pliers
Jewelry Cords
Bead Board
Opening Split Rings
Collectible Beads
Cleaning Vintage Beads
Chevrons
dZi Beads
Prayer Beads
Wearing Collectible Beads
African Trade Beads
Vintage Beads - History
Copper Jewelry
Colored Copper Wire
Availability of Copper Beads
Copper Enameling
Bright or Antique Copper Beads
Solid or Plated Copper Beads
Polishing Plated Copper
Plated Ceramic Beads
Copper Wire
Copper Chain
Two Tone Copper Beads
Copper Oxidation
Copper Jewelry Basics
Colored Copper Wire
Using Copper in Your Jewelry Making
Metaphysical Properties of Copper
Crystal Jewelry
Crystal Jewelry and Holistic Healing
The Nature and Number of Crystals
Crystal Healing
Aqua Aura Quartz
Crystals and Headaches
Healing Crystal Guide
Gemstones
Unique Gemstone Jewelry Design
Strength vs. Beauty of Gemstones
Getting the Look of Gemstones without the Price
Gemstone Beads
Flourite Gemstones
Chinese Turquoise Pebble Beads
Using Gemstones in Egyptian Fans
Donut Beads and the Y Pattern
Gemstone Beads: Moh's Scale of Hardness
Taking Care of Soft Gemstone Beads
Gemstone Points: Their Meanings
Cleaning Precious Gemstones
Wire Wrapping Imperfect Donut Beads
Working with Loose Gemstone Beads
Popular Designs: Combining Gemstone Beads
Gemstone Beads and Wire Gauges
How the Use of Birthstones Developed
Glass Beads
Marea Finish
Lampwork Beads
Czech Glass Beads
Twisted Bugle Beads
Bohemian Glass Beads
Glass Bead Mixes
India Glass Beads
Glass Lampwork Beads
Annealing and Glass Beads
Czech Glass Lampwork Beads
Storing Glass Beads
India Loop Glass Beads
Venetian Glass Beads
Gold Beads
Karat Weight of Gold Beads
Gold Bead Caps
The Basics of Gold Filled Beads
Liquid Gold Beads
Gold Filled vs. Gold Plated
Jewelry Findings
Memory Wire
Crimp Covers
Metal Wire
Stranded Wire
Re-Coloring a Metal Clasp
Making Jewelry Findings
Making a Coordinated Clasp
Opening Jump Rings
Problems with Closing Jump Rings
Magnetic Clasps
Sterling Silver Clasps
Findings: The Basics
Ear Wires
Sterling Head Pins
Jewelry Making
Wire Wrapping
Sterling Silver Wires
Idea for New Moms
Creating a Sterling Silver Necklace
Stringing Coin Pearls
Finishing Leather Cord Ends
Memory Wire Ends using SS Crimp Covers
Memory Wire and Liquid Silver Beads
Bail
Dealing With Sharp Edges: Bead Reamer
A Knotty Problem
Crimping Pliers
Using Crimps with Leather Cord
Sealing Knots
Stringing Loose Seed Beeds
Cast Your Pearls Before Knitting Needles
String of Pearls
Silk Knots Better
Guide to Clasps
Jewerly Findings
Findings for the Silver Chain
Storing Jewelry Findings
Crystal Jewelry: Swarovski
Purchasing Wholesale Jewelry Findings
Jewelry Findings: Opening Jump Rings
Cleaning Copper Findings
Finding ideas for Crystal Jewelry
Jewelry Findings: Ideas for Creating
Cleaning Pewter Charms
Off-Loom Beading Techniques
Technique for Sturdier Brick Stitch
Netting and Peyote Stitch
Daisy Chain Strap
Daisy Chain Bracelets
Support for Tubular Peyote
Charm bracelet "In the Round"
Make a Pattern Guide
Using Bugle Beads
Loom Beading Without a Loom
Stringing Seed Beads
Pearls and Pearl Beads
How to tell if a pearl is 'real'
Culturing Freshwater Pearls
Designing With the Rice Pearl
Overtones Can Change the Shade
The Lavender Hue
Caring for Your Pearl Beads
Using Pearl Beads With Spacers
A Rare Bead
How to Dye Mother of Pearl
Luster and Coin Pearls
Crimp Beads and Coin Pearls
Top Drilled Pearls are More Versatile
Abalone and Mother of Pearl -- Which is It?
Fresh Water vs. Salt Water Pearl Beads
Bleached Pearls
Would You Like to Dye It?
Need a Little Polish Remover?
The Mother of all Pearls
Nacre or Mother of Pearl?
A Flip of the Coin
Designing a Pearl Necklace
Shapes of Freshwater Pearls
Cultured Pearls
Freshwater Pearls vs. Salt Water Pearls
Cultured or Freshwater?
Mine are Baroquen
Think Outside the Jewelry Box
Keishi Pearls Feel Rejected
Too Many Pearls, Too Little Time
Freshwater or Saltwater to Your Liking
"Poppy Seed" Pearls
Japanese Types of Pearls
Other Pearl Beads
The Abalone Pearl - The Rarest of Gems
Don't Shed a Tear!
One Potato, Two Potato
Button Your Lip
Ride the Wave
Pearls and Necklace Design
Buying Pearls
Awl or Knotting
Not for the Rice Cooker
A Pearl of a Different Color
The "Perfect" Pearl
Nacre and Your Pearl
Tahitan Black Pearls
The Queen of Gems
Flawed Pearls
Up to Grade
"Scant" Pearls
Tahitian Black Pearl Grading
Buy Your Pearls Loose or on Strands
AAA For Jewelry
Displaying Pearls
Pearl Color Grading
Pearl Shapes and Their Cost
Pendants
Animal Totems
Pendants and Chain Length
Stringing Your Pendant
Be Creative with Pendants
Earth Mother Pendants
Lace Agate Pendants
The Properties of Stones and Pendants
Gemstone Cross Pendants
Heart Pendants
Pendant Beads and Diamonds
Other Religious Pendants
Synthetic Gemstone Pendant Beads
Crystal Heart Pendants
Pendant Light
Creating Cross Pendants
Semi-Precious vs. Precious Gemstones
Semi Precious Stones
Semi Precious Stone Jewelry
Semi Precious Stones Defined
Jewelry Making Tips
Buying Semi Precious Stones Online
Jade
Amethysts
Silver Beads
Properties of Sterling Silver
Care of Sterling Silver Beads and Jewelry
Using Silver Beads in Beading
Vermeil Beads
Preventing Sterling Silver Tarnish
Sterling Silver Toggles
Determining Whether Silver is Sterling
Oxidized Silver Beads
Bali Beads
Purchase Sterling Silver Beads in Bulk
Smooth or Rough Finish Silver Beads
Silver Plated Beads
India Silver Beads
Liquid Silver Beads
Spotting Fake Bali Beads
Storing Sterling Silver Beads
Stones
Today's Birth Stones
The Origin of Birth Stones
Weight of Stones
Aventurine Beads
Turquoise Beads
The Business of Beadwork
The Receipt Book
Advertising Material
Display Considerations - Different Heights
Electric Extension Cords
Tree Limb Display
Get Noticed
Take Some Inexpensive Pieces, Too
In the Cashbox
Display Considerations - Wire Cube Shelving
Beading for Profit
Things to Bring - A Mirror
Demonstrations
Thrift Shop Display
Jewelry Displays
Display considerations - Lighting
Pricing Your Work
Wholesale Beads
Buying Wholesale Beads Without a Resale Number
Wholesale or Resale Numbers
Buying Wholesale Crystals
Is Wholesale Always the Cheapest Way to Buy?
Buying Wholesale Freshwater Pearls
More Than Just Beads
Establishing Yourself With a Wholesaler
Some Wholesale Bead Buying Terms
Watch Out For Cheap Beads
Buying Cheap Seed Beads
Finding a Reputable Wholesale Jewelry Supplier
Wholesale Beads: Discount
Hobby Wholesale Beads
Indian Beads
Choosing a Wholesale Bead Supplier
Beadwork Newsletter Archive
Czech Glass Lampwork Beads
Storing Sterling Silver Beads
Spotting Fake Bali Beads
Liquid Silver Beads
Silver Plated Beads
Smooth or Rough Finish Silver Beads
Purchase Sterling Silver Beads in Bulk
Bali Beads
Oxidized Silver Beads
Synthetic Gemstone Pendant Beads
Pearl Shapes and Their Cost
Pearl Color Grading
Copper Chain
Copper Wire
Plated Ceramic Beads
Polishing Plated Copper
Bright or Antique Copper Beads
Two Tone Copper Beads
Tutorials and Galleries
Copper Enameling
Availability of Copper Beads
Colored Copper Wire
Annealing and Glass Beads
Glass Lampwork Beads
India Glass Beads
Glass Bead Mixes
Buying Cheap Seed Beads
Some Wholesale Bead Buying Terms
Establishing Yourself With a Wholesaler
Buying Wholesale Freshwater Pearls
Buying Wholesale Crystals
Wholesale or Resale Numbers
Buying Wholesale Beads Without a Resale Number
Displaying Pearls
AAA For Jewelry
Buy Your Pearls Loose or on Strands
Tahitian Black Pearl Grading
"Scant" Pearls
Up to Grade
Flawed Pearls
Semi-Precious vs. Precious Gemstones
Bead Board
Jewelry Cords
Bead Adhesive
Bead Weaving and Bead Looms
Shopping Wholesale and Minimum Orders
Bead Storage Trays
Pendant Light
Making Jewelry Findings
Crystal Jewelry and Holistic Healing
Copper Oxidation
Getting the Look of Gemstones without the Price
Flourite Gemstones
Using Crimps with Leather Cord
Working with Loose Gemstone Beads
Wire Wrapping Imperfect Donut Beads
Cleaning Precious Gemstones
Taking Care of Soft Gemstone Beads
Gemstone Beads: Moh's Scale of Hardness
Jewelry Findings: Opening Jump Rings
Purchasing Wholesale Jewelry Findings
Storing Jewelry Findings
Support for Tubular Peyote
dZi Beads
Wearing Collectible Beads
Technique for Sturdier Brick Stitch
Jewelry Displays
Vintage Beads - History
Flip Top Boxes
Stacking Plastic Containers for Projects
Transporting Your Ceramic Trays
Making a Coordinated Clasp
Opening Jump Rings
Re-Coloring a Metal Clasp
Lighting
Plan Ahead
Beadworking Center on a Budget
Small Bead Storage
Bead Storage Container Options
Beading Pliers
Metal Wire
Bead Board
Bead Shapes
Seed Bead Sizes
Metaphysical Properties of Copper
Crystals and Headaches
Aqua Aura Quartz
Unique Gemstone Jewelry Design
Lampwork Beads
Czech Glass Beads
Gold Filled vs. Gold Plated
Karat Weight of Gold Beads
Crimp Covers
Ear Wires
Stranded Wire
Memory Wire
Bail
Crimping Pliers
Animal Totems
Earth Mother Pendants
Lace Agate Pendants
The Properties of Stones and Pendants
Amethysts
Jade
Semi Precious Stone Jewelry
Using Silver Beads in Beading
Aventurine Beads
Turquoise Beads
Weight of Stones
Today's Birth Stones
Finding a Reputable Wholesale Jewelry Supplier
Hobby Wholesale Beads
Wholesale Beads: Discount
Make a Pattern Guide
Ask for Help
Bead Mixes
Copper Jewelry Basics
Crystal Healing
Gemstone Beads
Be Creative with Pendants
Memory Wire and Liquid Silver Beads
Dealing With Sharp Edges: Bead Reamer
Properties of Sterling Silver
Magnetic Clasps
Opening Split Rings
Preventing Nicks on Metal Findings
Donut Beads
Keeping Your Beads Organized: Bead Storage Jars
Find a Good Online Bead Store
Stringing Beads
What´s In the Beading Supply Tool Box?
Using Copper in Your Jewelry Making
Using Gemstones in Egyptian Fans
Gold Bead Caps
Sterling Head Pins
Stringing Seed Beads
Buying Semi Precious Stones Online
Sterling Silver Toggles
Vermeil Beads
The Benefits of Plastic Bead Storage Bags
Beading Tools
Problems with Closing Jump Rings
A Rare Bead
Abalone and Mother of Pearl -- Which is It?
Bleached Pearls
Nacre or Mother of Pearl?
Need a Little Polish Remover?
Would You Like to Dye It?
Buying Pearls
Freshwater Pearls vs. Salt Water Pearls
Designing a Pearl Necklace
Cultured Pearls
Pearls and Necklace Design
Shapes of Freshwater Pearls
How to tell if a pearl is 'real'
Cultured or Freshwater?
A Flip of the Coin
The Need to Bead
Top Drilled Pearls are More Versatile
Stringing Coin Pearls
Mine are Baroquen
Tahitan Black Pearls
The Queen of Gems
The "Perfect" Pearl
Ride the Wave
Think Outside the Jewelry Box
Nacre and Your Pearl
The Lavender Hue
Not for the Rice Cooker
Designing With the Rice Pearl
Culturing Freshwater Pearls
Care of Sterling Silver Beads and Jewelry
Creating a Sterling Silver Necklace
Sterling Silver Wires
Wire Wrapping
Preventing Sterling Silver Tarnish
Determining Whether Silver is Sterling
"Poppy Seed" Pearls
Button Your Lip
Other Pearl Beads
The Abalone Pearl - The Rarest of Gems
Japanese Types of Pearls
Keishi Pearls Feel Rejected
String of Pearls
A Knotty Problem
Crimp Beads and Coin Pearls
Silk Knots Better
India Silver Beads
Findings for the Silver Chain
Buying Beading Supplies in Bulk: Start a Co-op
Choosing a Wholesale Bead Supplier
A Pearl of a Different Color
More Than Just Beads
Cleaning Pewter Charms
Solid or Plated Copper Beads
Cleaning Copper Findings
Gemstone Cross Pendants
Color, Shape, and Size: Bead Storage Container Ideas
Bohemian Glass Beads
Gift Certificates for an On-line Bead Store
Creating Cross Pendants
Crystal Heart Pendants
Fresh Water vs. Salt Water Pearl Beads
Donut Beads and the Y Pattern
Gemstone Points: Their Meanings
Watch Out For Cheap Beads
Is Wholesale Always the Cheapest Way to Buy?
Crystal Jewelry: Swarovski
Purchasing Jewelry Bead Supplies: Save on Shipping
A Tic Tac Box Makes a Great Bead Storage Container
Beading Supplies: Basics for Beginners
Bead Variety
Too Many Pearls, Too Little Time
Popular Designs: Combining Gemstone Beads
Gemstone Beads and Wire Gauges
Awl or Knotting
Beading for Profit
Crimp Tubes and Crimp Beads
Sequin Tool
How to Dye Mother of Pearl
Stringing Loose Seed Beeds
Caring for Your Pearl Beads
Don't Shed a Tear!
Freshwater or Saltwater to Your Liking
One Potato, Two Potato
Overtones Can Change the Shade
Colored Copper Wire
Healing Crystal Guide
The Nature and Number of Crystals
Chinese Turquoise Pebble Beads
Strength vs. Beauty of Gemstones
The Basics of Gold Filled Beads
Sterling Silver Clasps
Guide to Clasps
Creating Unique Gem Stone Jewelry
Beadwork Techniques
Beadwork Techniques
Beadwork Techniques
Types of Beads
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Beadwork Frequently Asked Questions
What are delica beads?
What are opaque beads?
What can I do with tubular peyote?
How can I draw more people to my booth?
What are silver-lined beads?
What are galvanized beads?
What are matte beads?
Where do I find a really easy to attach jewelry clasp?
Is there an alternative to the traditional jewerly clasps?
What´s an easy way to store seed beads?
How do I make my brick stitch sturdier?
What´s a good container for storing my beads?
What are etched agate beads from Tibet called?
Why is square stitch called loom beading without a loom?
What can I do with daisy chains?
What do I do if I can´t find just the right clasp for a necklace?
What beadworking tools should you always have on hand?
What can I use to scoop up my beads?
How can I prevent my thread from fraying when I cut it?
Is there a way to keep tubular peyote from flattening while beading?
How can I keep track of my row when doing peyote stitch?
How can I prevent glue from dripping on my beadwork?
What is the most commonly used size of seed bead?
How can I transport my ceramic trays without breaking them?
What do the sizes numbers mean for seed beads?
How can I keep sharp-edged bugle beads from cutting my thread?
How can I keep my beads together while working on a project?
What´s the best light to bead with?
What´s are good scissors for cutting thread close to my beadwork?
What are the smallest and largest seed beads
Can I use bugle beads for right-angle weave?
How can I combine netting and peyote?
How can I prevent my pliers from making nicks in my metal findings?
What is the purpose of prayer beads?
How do I prevent my findings from being marked by my pliers?
Where can I find portable cases to take my beadwork with me?
How do I use twisted bugle beads?
How do I open a jump ring?
What if I want to wear my collectable beads?
How did African Trade Beads get their name?
What are the most well-known African Trade Beads
What can I use to display my beadwork at craft shows?
Can I use a daisy chain for an amulet strap?
How do I recolor a clasp where the metal has rubbed off?
What are ceylon beads?
What items are important to bring to a craft show?
How do I know what to price my work?
How can I add interest to my booth?
How do I store my hanks of beads?
How do I clean vintage beads
What items are important to bring to a craft show?
How can I generate interest in my beadwork at a craft show?
How can I add interest to my booth?
What are hex cut beads?
How can I get my booth noticed?
What kinds of beadwork should I bring to sell?
How can I add interest to my booth?
How can I promote myself at a show?
What items are important to bring to a craft show?
What items are important to bring to a craft show?
What is a charlotte cut bead?
What are transparent beads?
What is a two-cut bead?
What are iridescent or AB beads?
What are color-lined beads
What does a Marea finish look like?
How do I open a split ring?
How do I insure that my open jump rings stay closed?
What are Donut beads?
What is a ´Vintage´ bead?
How do I rapidly string seed beads that come on hanks?
How can I organize and store my beads without spending a lot of money?
How do I display my jewelry at shows?
How can I have an area to do beadwork with limited space and money?
How do I finish the ends of leather cord jewelry?
How do I finish the ends of my Memory wire jewelry?
How do I make Memory Wire Jewelry using Liquid Sterling Silver?
How do you tell if pearls are real?
How do I organize my beads so that I can find what I'm looking for?"
My beads try to jump out of my plastic storage container when I open it. How can I get the beads out without making a mess?
What type of container is best for small bead storage?
What should I look for in a bead storage container?
I'm having trouble picking up small beads - is there an easier way?
Some of my beads come in teeny zip lock bags - where can I find various sizes of new ones?
What should I look for in a good online bead store?
What is the benefit of using a bead board for jewelry design?
What are the different types of beading looms?
Why type of glue is used in jewelry making?
What kind of tools do I need to start making jewelry?
What are the different types of cords with which I can make jewelry?
What characteristics should I look for in metal wire?
What characteristics should I look for in stranded beading wire?
What is a bead board?
What are beads made of?
What's special about glass beads?
What are donut beads?
What shapes and types of beads are available for jewelry making?
What is the difference between an "Aventurine" bead and an "Adventurine" bead?
What are lampwork beads?
What do I do if my crimps are slipping?
Do you have any tips on using crimps with leather cord?
Do gemstones come in various shapes and colors?
What do Chinese Turquoise gemstones look like?
What gemstones are used to make Egyptian fans?
What are the different types of turquoise?
What designs or beads will make more unusual, bold gem stone jewelry?
What roles do texture, shape and color play when designing jewelry?
Are there less expensive stones that will give me an effect similar to gemstones? How do I treat them?
What kind of clasp should I use in my jewelry making?
What are bails?
Where can I find the official list of birth stones?
Where did birth stones originate?
What size chain should I choose for my pendant?
How do I plan for stringing a pendant on a beaded necklace?
I'm tired of gold pendants. Do they come in other shapes and colors?
Are there pendants geared towards motherhood and the earth?
Which are some of the more colorful gems to use for pendants?
What are some metaphysical properties of the stones used in pendants?
What causes copper to tarnish and how do I clean it?
Will wearing copper jewelry help my arthritis?
What can I do with copper wire and what are its benefits?
Why is copper a good material to use in jewelry making?
Does copper jewelry have therapeutic value?
Why are some people attracted to crystal beads and crystal pendants?
Does the shape of crystal beads have anything to do with their healing powers?
What does crystal jewelry have to do with holistic healing?
Can healing crystals be used for massage?
Which crystals have headache healing or prevention properties?
Are gold filled beads the same as gold-plated beads?
Are wholesale bead stores just for large jewelry design companies?
Besides crystal jewelry, what are some different forms of healing crystals?
Can I find semi precious stone jewelry online?
Can I make my own jewelry findings?
Does a wholesale bead store carry more than just beads?
Gold beads are measured in karats. What is a karat?
How can I get the look of gold with glass or gemstone beads?
How do I choose a toggle clasp for my silver jewelry?
How do I know my sterling silver jewelry is genuine?
How do I maintain my jewelry making tools? Why is it important to care for my tools?
How do I prevent tarnishing of my sterling silver jewelry?
How do I use silver clasps and findings?
How much silver is in a sterling silver bead?
How to I store and clean sterling silver jewelry?
I'm just a beginning beader, should I buy online?
Is Jade a semi precious stone?
My glass beads made in India are full of white powder. What is this stuff?
Should I tie a knot between pearls when I am making a pearl necklace?
Tell me about the semi precious stone, Amethyst.
What are findings?
What are some inspiration ideas for beading projects?
What are the different shapes of freshwater pearls?
What are the different ways to use silver beads?
What are the different ways to use sterling silver beads?
What can I do to assure myself that I'm buying from a bead store?
What does "gold-filled" mean - will the gold wear off my beads?
What is "Liquid Gold"?
What is "vermeil"?
What is a cultured pearl?
What is an animal totem?
What is the definition of semi precious stones?
What is the difference between a fresh water pearl made in sea water and one made in salt water?
What is the purpose of a headpin?
What is wire wrapping?
What kind of sterling silver wire should I use in jewelry making and beading?
What materials can I use for bead stringing? Why would I choose one over another?
What metals can I use to make ear wires? What metals should I consider when buying ear wires?
What pearls lend themselves to what necklace designs?
What price discount do wholesale jewelry supply companies offer?
What should I look for when buying pearls?
What types of items can I find at a wholesale bead supply store?
What units of measure are used to determine the weight of stones and gemstones?
What's a safe, quick way to pick up spilled beads?
When can I wear semi precious stone jewelry?
Where can I find ideas for Jewelry making?
What is a bead mix?
How can I get the two tone metal look for my jewelry piece?
What is memory wire?
What are crimp covers?
Did you know Chinese freshwater pearls rival Japanese saltwater pearls in color and luster?
Who brought the popularity of freshwater pearl necklaces back into vogue in the 1960s?
Is there more variety in wholesale freshwater pearls than there used to be?
Is there such a thing as a "perfect" pearl?
Do Chinese freshwater pearls wear well?
Does the elusive freshwater black pearl really exist?
What's the difference between cultured and freshwater pearls?
What the heck are baroque pearls?
What can I do with baroque pearls?
I've heard of keishi pearls, what are they?
Intimidated by the many varieties of pearls?
Are keishi pearls hard to find?
Have you heard of poppy seed pearls?
What types of Japanese pearls are there today?
What other types of pearl beads are available to work with?
Do abalone's really make pearls too?
Can you use specific pearls for specific purposes, like earrings?
Potato pearls? No way!
I've heard of pearl buttons, but what about button pearls?
Is there another way to string pearls without the knots?
Can I knit with beads?
What's the classic length for a string of pearls?
Why should I use silk thread to string my pearls?
Can't I use tweezers to knot instead of a beading awl?
Do you wonder what rice pearls are?
Does more than one pearl come from an animal?
How can I use rice pearls in my bead designs?
Do some pearls have overtones?
What creates the color in pearls?
How do I care for pearl beads?
Can I use spacers with my pearl beads?
Why are mother of pearl beads rare?
Are abalone and Mother of Pearl beads really the same thing?
Are fresh water pearl beads really as good as traditional salt water beads?
Is bleaching fresh water pearl beads really OK?
Why do farmer's dye pearls?
How can I tell if my freshwater pearl bead is coated?
What's at the heart of every cultured pearl?
What is mother of pearl, anyway?
Are coin freshwater pearls always round?
I'd like more variety in my beading projects. What can I do?
Can I use nylon cord to bead my coin pearls?
How can I learn more about great luster in the pearls I choose?
Can I use a crimp bead on my coin freshwater pearls necklace?
Are top drilled coin pearls more versatile than other styles?
Is there an easier way to string loose seed beads that are sold in tubes and not on a string?
What is a tambour hook?
My crimp tubes and crimp beads always seem to either break or not close, what do I do?
How do you dye MOP black? Can you use rit dye? Hot hot of waer can MOP stand? Thanks
Can a clear bead storage container help my creativity?
What can I use for a flip top bead storage container?
What can I use for a stackable bead storage container?
What makes a durable bead storage container?
How can I create a bead storage container suitable for my workspace?
How can I keep my projects organized using a bead storage container?
How can I take the labels off of jars that I would like to use as a bead storage box?
How can I organize my bead storage container in a way that will help me find my beads quickly and easily?
How can I make sure my bead storage container is spill proof?
How can I tell if I'm ready to buy beading supplies for my business?
How can I save money and buy beading supplies in bulk?
How many beads should I buy?
Should I include the cost of beading supplies in my business plan?
What type of data should I record when keeping track of beading supplies and inventory?
How should I organize my beading supplies for greater productivity?
How many pieces of jewelry should I make when starting my business?
How many beading supplies should I buy for my first project?
How can I display my Donut beads?
How can I tell a gemstone beads hardness?
What are soft gemstone beads and how should I take care of them?
What are the metaphysical meanings of Gemstone Points?
How should I clean my precious gemstones?
How can I hide the imperfections on Donut Beads?


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